You’ve got a house to sell, and you’ve listed it. Now what? According to the most recent report from the National Association of Realtors, a total of 5,250,000 existing homes were sold in 2015, along with 510,000 newly constructed homes. With so many homes on the market, how...

With the demand for real estate continuously increasing, many people are thinking about starting a rental business. However, you should know that an apartment rental business is more than just owning a space and have someone pay to use it. It is essentially a business,...

Get those rainy day funds in order — you're going to need them. You’re excited because you just found the perfect home. The neighborhood is great, the house is charming and the price is right. But the asking price is just the beginning. Be prepared for additional...

If you’re eager to jump into real estate investing, look before you leap, recommends Oliver Somoza, the founder of Turnkey Property Pro in Philadelphia. The best thing you can do is to take your time and do a lot of research on your local market...

Urban dwellers often idealize what it’s like to live on acreage outside city limits, and there are indeed some advantages. Land costs drop in the country. The further away from the city you get, the cheaper acreage becomes. Many people buy land because they want...

It is normal to harbor fears about making the wrong decision when you’re looking at homes to buy. Many first-time home buyers wonder how they will know when they have found the right house. Here are 3 preliminary things you should know about finding the right...

The first question many agents generally hear from buyers after closing is: how do I remove the photos of my new house from Zillow and all of the other real estate websites? They think the listing agent will do it for them, but it is...

Real estate can be a tremendous investment opportunity. And for those who are in for the long run, rental properties really can’t be beat.  But when it comes to taking that crucial first step, most people aren’t sure where to start. If you’re in this boat...

Buyers have a myriad of reasons for wanting to change agents. Perhaps they can’t adequately answer your questions, don’t respond promptly to inquiries, or appear more interested in their own needs than yours. If you have found a second agent and perceive that individual as possessing...

Capstone Asset, a start-up real estate development firm jointly owned by Thai and Hong Kong investors, expresses their positive outlook toward the Bangkok property market. The newly established developer is eyeing a mixed-use project including Grade B office spaces to maximise the market’s limited supply. Confidence...

Lease option sales first became popular financing instruments in the late 1970s and the early 1980s. They were used primarily used as a way to circumvent alienation clauses in mortgages, but they have some other advantages as well. Proponents claimed the sale was not a...

Spring is the optimum time to sell a home. Regardless of whether it’s a hot, cold or neutral market, inventory almost always rises in the spring because the largest number of buyers are actively searching for a new home during April, May, and June. If your...

In 2018, Chinese nationals poured in an impressive 40 billion baht ($1.25 billion USD) on Thai properties, as reported by the Bank of Thailand. Chinese buyers were also the biggest source of condominium purchases. Other large-scale condominium spenders include citizens from Japan, Singapore, Singapore, Taiwan, the...

Marketing your home becomes easier if you can identify the current real estate market. Agents tend to put a lot more money and work into selling listings when markets transition from seller’s to buyer’s markets but strong marketing techniques are just smart business sense regardless. Some...